The Gustavus Adolphus women’s basketball team stayed undefeated at home with a 99-68 victory over St. Catherine at Gus Young Court in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties are 8-0 at home this year and have won 14 straight dating back to January 29, 2003.
The Gusties were up by 20 points at the intermission 54-34. There were 27 total fouls and 38 free throws in the first half. The Gusties shot 14-18 from the line and the Wildcats were 17-20 from the line in the first half.
The Gustie defensive pressure forced the Wildcats to turn the ball over 33 times in the game. The Gusties went 18-34 from the field in the second half and 8-10 from the free throw line cruising to the 99-68 win.
The Gusties were led in scoring by Kristin Kachelmyer with 21 points. Kachelmyer shot 9-12 from the field and 3-3 from the free throw line. Angie Peterson went 7-16 from the field, 3-6 from the three point line and 1-1 from the free throw line for her 18 points. Lacy Skoog went 3-9 from the field, 2-5 from the three point line and 6-7 from the free throw line for her 14 points.
St. Catherine’s was led by Trisha Johnson with 14 points and Kate Bremmer scored 11 points. The Wildcats shot 80 percent from the line making 28-of-35.
The Gusties improve to 14-4 overall and 12-3 in the MIAC, while St. Catherine’s fall to 6-12 overall and 4-11 in the MIAC. The Gusties will travel to St. Paul on Monday to play Hamline University.